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    Rookie Mistakes to Avoid: Missing Important Deadlines

    "I was served with requests for admission in a commercial litigation case. I didn't calendar the response date, which came and went. Our opposing counsel threatened to move to have the requests deemed admitted, which would have caused us to lose...

    It's Not Just Who You Know....

    I think it's fair to say that every one of us feels the need to be known. This is not about being popular or famous, necessarily, but rather, about connection and affirmation. We show up every day, not only for ourselves, but for the people who know...

    Learning and Teaching by Sharing Mistakes

    I would like to share some key teaching techniques that I have found effective. I'll give you a hint - you've got to start with assumption busting. In the course of running Greenhorn Legal (and now Greenhorn Bold ), I have researched and adopted...

    Leveraging Legal Skills to Launch Your Dreams

    Who says you can't use a law degree outside of private practice? And who says it is not important to keep long-term career goals in mind while making moves towards your ultimate dream? If today's feature doesn't inspire you to live your dream...

    How to Share Your Big Career News

    Whether you have landed your first job out of law school, changed firms/offices, made partner, won a big case, or closed a major deal, there are several great ways to share this news with others. 1. Business Cards If you are a new hire or a lateral...

    Keeping Tabs on Important Matters the Simple Way

    If your ears are burning, there's a good chance someone is talking about you. Legend has it that if the right ear is burning, you are being praised. If the left ear is burning, however, you are the subject of evil intent. And that's no good. If...

    Financial Stability, BigLaw, and You

    The recent shuttering of BigLaw firms Dewey & LeBoeuf and Howrey adds another layer of complexity for law students researching firms as they prepare for on-campus interview season. Financial stability may not be as high on your rank order of preferences...

    Young Lawyers: Don't Let this Happen to You

    When Relying on the Word of Others is Not Enough I saw a brief blurb about the case over at Legal Ethics Forum and I had to know more. The expert was missing a key document, and was going to be out of the country during the deadline for the motion...

    Using Social Networking Tools to Leverage Your Legal Career

    Build Your Legal Career with the use of Social Media Tools